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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
The aims of and motives for development cooperation have changed significantly in recent times. Besides pursuing short- and longer-term objectives in their own economic, foreign policy and other interests, donors usually have a recognisable and genuine interest in assisting countries in their processes of development. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Jessica Alexander arrived in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide as an idealistic intern, eager to contribute to the work of the international humanitarian aid community. But the world that she encountered in the field was dramatically different than anything she could have imagined. It was messy, chaotic, and difficult?but she was hooked.... more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 27.50
Several years ago, Eric Friedman decided to donate a substantial percentage of his income to charity. As many people do when making a big decision, he researched the best path he should take to accomplish his goal. After speaking with foundations, consultants, and nonprofit staff members, he found that few could adequately respond to his basic questions:... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 29.99
It is widely recognised that the foreign aid system - which today involves every country in the world - is in need of drastic change. But there are conflicting opinions as to what is needed. Some call for dramatic increases in resources, to meet long-overdue commitments, and to scale up what is already being done around the world. Others point to the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Religion in Philanthropic Organizations explores the tensions inherent in religious philanthropies across a variety of organizations and examines the effect assumptions about "professional, scientific, nonsectarian" philanthropy have had on how religious philanthropies carry out their activities. The organizations examined include the American Friends... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Why do some countries have a vibrant nonprofit sector while others do not? Nonprofits in Crisis explores the theory of risk as a major mechanism through which economic development influences the nonprofit sector. Nuno S. Themudo elaborates this idea by focusing on Mexican nonprofit organizations, which operate and strive to survive in a risky environment.... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
The Generosity Network is the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause. Philanthropist Jeff Walker and fund-raising expert Jennifer McCrea offer a fresh new perspective that can make the toughest challenges of nonprofit management and development less stressful, more rewarding?and even fun. ... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 15.99
DAVE TOYCEN, President and CEO of World Vision Canada, believes that generosity can save your life. He knows it can build community and help bring social justice and peace to our troubled world. He has seen it in the most unlikely places, witnessing the freedom individuals have gained simply through acts of giving. He tells of Deborah, a mother in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
History of Britain's official international development efforts, beginning with its colonial era and then following the establishment of a new Ministry created by Prime Minister, the Rt Honourable Harold Wilson. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 27.00
Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink?s landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina ? and her suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws... more...